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New Home School Laws Set to Take Effect Summer of 2017

The Arkansas Legislature passed several good laws related to home schooling this year. These laws are set to take effect in the spring and summer of 2017. You can download a list of these laws–and an analysis of what each … Continue reading

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Arkansas House Kills Good Home School Bill

Last night at 7:30 pm, the Arkansas House of Representatives killed a bill that would have allowed home school students to compete fairly for the Governor’s Distinguished Scholar scholarships. SB578 was a bill that both the Education Alliance and the … Continue reading

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Sen. Gilbert Baker Explains the Tim Tebow Bill

During the 2009 Arkansas legislative session, Sen. Gilbert Baker (R-Conway) proposed what’s known as the “Tim Tebow bill,” which allows home-educated students to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities at their local public school. The bill didn’t pass, but … Continue reading

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